Unit: 192nd Tank Battalion

The 192nd Tank Battalion is one of two tank battalions in the Provisional Tank Group which was deployed to the Philippines in 1941.

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angelone
192nd - HQ Co.

Angelone, Pvt. Joseph N.

Pvt. Joseph Nicholas Angelone was born in 1915 in Rockaway Beach, New York City, New York, to Nicholas & Catherine Angelone. With his two brothers and sister, he grew up at 180 Beach 85th Street, Rockaway Beach, Queens, New York.

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192nd - HQ Co.

Anness, Sgt. Elzie E.

Sgt. Elzie Elworth Anness was born on August 4, 1921, in Springtown, Kentucky, to Omar W. Anness & Margaret Harlow-Anness, and was raised, with his two sisters and two brothers, at 313 Tabler Avenue in Harrodsburg, Kentucky. He left school

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Andy Aquila
192nd - B Co.

Aquila, Pvt. Andrew J.

Pvt. Andrew Joseph Aquila was born on May 31, 1918, in what was called “Little Italy” in Cleveland, Ohio. Andy was drafted into the army on March 31, 1941, and sent to Fort Knox, Kentucky, to train which consisted mostly

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192nd - HQ Co.

Armato, Sgt. Richard C.

S/Sgt. Richard C. Armato was the son of Italian immigrants and was born on January 15, 1912, to Antonia Gigante-Armato and Dominick Armato. He grew up in Melrose Park, Illinois, with his sister and brother. With friends, he joined the

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arnold
192nd - D Co.

Arnold, Pvt. William L.

Pvt. William L. Arnold was born on May 4, 1917, in Fishtail, Montana, to William C. & Margaret B. Arnold. He was the oldest of the couple’s six sons and four daughters. Since he could not afford the cost of

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192nd - HQ Co.

Atha, PFC Leon F.

PFC Leon Foster Atha was born on May 20, 1916, in Monterey, Kentucky. He was the son of Kelly B. Atha & Amanda Fitzgerald-Atha and raised at 424 Everton in Frankfort, Kentucky, with his three siblings. In the 1940 census,

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192nd - B Co.

Avila, Pvt. John

Pvt. John Avila on December 8, 1914, in Erath County, Texas.  He was living in Dallas County, Texas, when he was inducted into the army. He did his basic training at Fort Knox, Kentucky, and was sent to Camp Polk,

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Babb_J
192nd - D Co.

Babb, Pvt. John B.

Pvt. John Barnett Babb was born on April 6, 1918, in Hopkins County, Kentucky. He was the son of Archie Babb & Minnie Lypcott-Babb and grew up in Madisonville, Kentucky. He was in the Civilian Conservation Corps planting trees in

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192nd - B Co.

Bainbridge, Sgt. James A. Jr.

Sgt. James Arthur Bainbridge Jr. was born on July 20, 1918, to James A. Bainbridge Sr. & Maude Floor-Bainbridge. With his brother, Jack, he grew up at 910 South 9th Avenue in Maywood, Illinois. He attended Emerson Grade School and

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192nd - A Co.

Baldon, Cpl. Ray

Cpl. Ray Baldon was one of the twin sons of Ozro Baldon Sr. & Mabel Parrish-Baldon born in Wisconsin on May 6, 1919. Besides his twin brother, Fay, he had three other brothers and one sister. It is known

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192nd - A Co.

Baldon, Pvt. Fay W.

Pvt. Fay W. Baldon was born on May 6, 1919, in Wisconsin, to Ozro Baldon Sr. & Mabel Parrish-Baldon, in Wisconsin.  He was one of six children and the family resided in Vernon County. It should be mentioned that his

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